Assc Shelter Cluster Coord Of at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
Procedures and Eligibility
Before submitting an application, UNHCR staff members intending to apply to this Job Opening are requested to consult the Recruitment and Assignments Policy (RAP, UNHCR/HCP/2017/2 and the Recruitment and Assignments Administrative Instruction (RAAI), UNHCR/AI/2017/7 OF 15 August 2017.
Associate Shelter Cluster Coordination Officer
Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
In humanitarian emergencies where UNHCR is designated as the Shelter Cluster (SC) Lead Agency under the Cluster Approach, the Associate Shelter Cluster Coordination Officer performs a dedicated coordination function. This function will be usually performed at sub national level and the incumbent will report to a P4 or P5 Shelter Cluster Coordinator at national level on functional issues and to the respective Head of Office on administrative issues. In some cases of large emergencies, the incumbent may perform a function of deputy cluster coordinator at the national level in support of the P4 or P5 Shelter Cluster Coordinator reporting directly to them.
The Associate Shelter Cluster Coordination Officer supports coordination functions in order to ensure UNHCR¿s role as the Shelter Cluster (SC) Lead Agency under the Cluster Approach. The incumbent supports UNHCR¿s commitment to work within the framework of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) and the Cluster Approach. The Associate Shelter Cluster Coordination Officer also contributes to cross-sectoral coordination with other related clusters such as WASH, CCCM, Protection (HLP) and others, supports the mainstreaming of early recovery activities and cross-cutting issues into the work of the Shelter Cluster, especially age, gender, diversity, HIV, and environment.
All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.
Strategic Direction and Coordination
Needs Assessment, Resources Mobilization and Allocation
Standard Setting and Implementation
Information Management, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
Advocacy, Promotion and Fundraising
Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For P2/NOB - 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree
Field(s) of Education
Shelter-related sciences (e.g. civil engineering or architecture) or other relevant field.
(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)
Certificates and/or Licenses
CCCM Cluster Coordination
HCR Management UNHCR Tri-Cluster Knowledge and Coordination Skills Workshop
UNHCR Workshop on Emergency Management
(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)
Relevant Job Experience
Knowledge of the Humanitarian reform process and the role of the humanitarian community (UN System, Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, and NGO), preferably in shelter.
Knowledge of current humanitarian issues.
Good knowledge of shelter-related technical guidelines and standards.
Good communication skills.
Applied knowledge in UNHCR mandate, its policies and priorities in relation to IDPs, shelter and NFI. Demonstrated expertise in program management and reporting requirements.
PR-Cluster Information Management Tools, Resources and Approaches
PR-Country Operations applying the Cluster Approach
ER-Inter-Agency Coordination Mechanisms
MS-Drafting, Documentation, Data Presentation
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